Fractals and Chaos: An illustrated course

By Paul S. Addison

Fractals and Chaos: An Illustrated path provide you with a pragmatic, trouble-free advent to fractal geometry and chaotic dynamics-subjects that experience attracted giant curiosity in the course of the clinical and engineering disciplines. The e-book can be utilized partially or as an entire to shape an introductory direction in both or either topic components. A sought after characteristic of the publication is using many illustrations to express the techniques required for comprehension of the topic. moreover, lots of difficulties are supplied to check knowing. complex arithmetic is refrained from with a view to supply a concise remedy and velocity the reader during the topic parts. The booklet can be utilized as a textual content for undergraduate classes or for self-study.

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Man Walks into a Pub: A Sociable History of Beer

By Pete Brown

In Man Walks right into a Pub, Pete Brown takes us on a trip in the course of the impressive background of beer, from the 1st sacred sip of old Egyptian bouza to the final pint of lager on a Friday evening. It’s a unprecedented story of yeast-obsessed priests and teetotaling major ministers; of exploding breweries, a undergo in a yellow nylon jacket, and a Canadian who replaced the ingesting behavior of a state. It’s additionally the tale of the increase of the British pub, from humble origins via an epic, thousand-year fight to outlive undesirable executive and faulty commerce.

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Film Noir Guide: 745 Films of the Classic Era, 1940-1959

By Michael F. Keaney

Greater than seven hundred motion pictures from the vintage interval of movie noir (1940 to 1959) are offered during this exhaustive reference book--such motion pictures because the Accused, one of the dwelling, The Asphalt Jungle, child Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat new release, Crossfire, darkish Passage, I stroll by myself, The Las Vegas tale, The bare urban, Strangers on a teach, White warmth, and The Window. for every movie, the subsequent info is equipped: the identify, liberate date, major performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), kind of noir, thematic content material, a ranking in line with the five-star procedure, and a plot synopsis that doesn't demonstrate the finishing.

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Big Babies, Little Babies

By DK Publishing

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See a toddler beaver support construct a dam, watch child chicks the right way to scratch for meals, and capture child walruses basking on an iceberg within the sunlight. together with all kinds of animal, from birds and bugs to mammals and reptiles, great infants, Little infants supplies a massive quantity of data in a storybook-like type.

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Ultimate Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

By David Borgenicht

With over nine million copies offered all over the world, the Worst-Case state of affairs sequence has been getting ready readers for hazards of every kind for greater than a decade. This good-looking large-format hardcover compendium is actually the final word consultant for dealing with life's inevitable Worst-Case eventualities, collecting—for the 1st time—hundreds of the easiest and most vital eventualities from around the complete 26-book sequence, in addition to dozens of all-new and accelerated situations, charts, and professional information. Topical, tabloid-style pages discover greater than a hundred topics, from storms to stampedes to know-how mess ups and past, with detailed sections highlighting severe info on beginning fires, animal encounters, emergency indications, "Can I devour that?" questions, and extra. jam-packed with specialist suggestion and durable adequate to forestall a tiger chunk, this gifty tome will hold longtime enthusiasts and new initiates secure and entertained in equivalent degree.

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Clinical Gynecology

Written with the busy perform in brain, this publication grants clinically concentrated, evidence-based gynecology tips in a quick-reference structure. It explores etiology, screening, exams, analysis, and remedy for a whole diversity of gynecologic future health matters. The insurance comprises the complete variety of gynecologic malignancies, reproductive endocrinology and infertility, infectious illnesses, urogynecologic difficulties, gynecologic issues in little ones and teenagers, and surgical interventions together with minimally invasive surgeries. details is simple to discover and soak up as a result of the huge use of full-color diagrams, algorithms, and illustrations. the hot version has been improved to incorporate points of gynecology very important in overseas and resource-poor settings.

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Capital: New York, Capital of the 20th Century

Acclaimed artist Kenneth Goldsmith’s thousand-page appealing homage to ny City

Here is a kaleidoscopic assemblage and poetic background of recent York: an extraordinary and unique homage to town, composed fullyyt of quotations. Drawn from an incredible array of sources—histories, memoirs, newspaper articles, novels, govt files, emails—and prepared into interpretive different types that exhibit the philosophical structure of the town, Capital is the ne plus extremely of books at the final megalopolis.

it's also a e-book of experimental literature that transposes Walter Benjamin’s unfinished magnum opus of literary montage at the smooth urban, The Arcades Project, from 19th-century Paris to 20th-century manhattan, bringing the streets to existence in different types reminiscent of “Sex,” “Commodity,” “Downtown,” “Subway,” and “Mapplethorpe.”

Capital is a e-book designed to fascinate and to fail—for can a megalopolis really be written? Can a historical past, irrespective of how large, ever be complete? each one studying of this publication, and of recent York, is a distinct and very unlikely passage.

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1,001 Best Slow-Cooker Recipes: The Only Slow-Cooker Cookbook You'll Ever Need

Slow-cookers are an excellent supplement to today’s busy existence. as soon as the parts are further, the almost meal chefs itself. This assortment brings jointly a big quantity and diversity of recipes that blow their own horns the price, ease, and flexibility — let alone delicious taste — of this cooking technique. professional cookbook writer Sue Spitler covers each element of using slow-cookers. The book explains many of the types and sizes of cookers, from 1-1/2 quarts to seven quarts, and exhibits what recipes paintings most sensible in each one style. From there, readers discover ways to arrange the entire invaluable parts previously in order to refrigerate the meals and the crock for wherever from hours to in a single day and then plug the appliance in while it is time to prepare dinner. incorporated are greater than 1000 delicious recipes — all completely proven — for appetizers, entrees, facet dishes, breads, sandwiches, and desserts.

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Pharmacology and Abuse of Cocaine, Amphetamines, Ecstasy and Related Designer Drugs: A comprehensive review on their mode of action, treatment of abuse and intoxication

By Enno Freye

Finally - a booklet that covers all features of the illicit use of cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy and/or clothier medicines akin to GHB, written by means of specialists of their box. using those medicinal drugs continues to be a continuing probability in overall healthiness and treatment supply, and this ebook can be a vital asset to the general practitioner who could have to stand the evaluate of sufferers whose use of those medications compromises a good remedy plan for different overall healthiness issues.

The ebook has been conceived to fill the void in present medical professional reference fabrics, and gives a complete assessment of the theoretical wisdom and scope of pharmacotherapy in people who are addicted to a psychoactive substance.

While designated medical details is available in different significant articles, the book's straight forward layout and magnificence, besides its illustrations, will make for simple examining as emphasis is wear info particularly relating to medicinal drugs that ensue such a lot abused in today’s society. the data supplied is predicated on scientific perform instead of natural experimental information, for you to supply the health professional greater instruments necessary of their day-by-day perform. Many mechanisms of motion of abuse are defined intimately and references are supplied to direct the reader to extra assets for extra information.

As a different characteristic, the publication contains uncluttered tables and charts, which lead to speedy explanation of the mode of motion at the relevant apprehensive method and the cause of misuse, hence heading off traditional lengthy and fatiguing textual content in universal reference books. The ebook goals to provide the reader a transparent and concise plan on what to do whilst being confronted with an overdose situation.

A well-organized desk of Contents speedily leads the reader from normal pharmacological concerns to the categorical overdose syndrome and its administration. also, major emphasis is put on the sensible do's and don’ts for physicians, with specific connection with the predictive symptoms of aberrant drug-related habit and the id of the drug diverter by utilizing urine drug screening.

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The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders

This background provides an authoritative and accomplished creation to the reports of Pacific islanders from their first payment of the islands to the current day. It addresses the query of insularity and explores islanders' stories thematically, overlaying such subject matters as early payment, touch with Europeans, colonialism, politics, trade, nuclear trying out, culture, ideology, and the function of ladies. It accommodates fabric at the Maori, the Irianese in western New Guinea, the settled immigrant groups in Fiji, New Caledonia and the Hawaiian monarchy and follows migrants to New Zealand, Australia and North the United States.

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